"His deep, confident, wonderfully timbred voice, impeccable technique, and high-quality projection showcased why he is one of the most prominent artists in the Brazilian operatic scene today."
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The striking voice and stage presence of Sávio Sperandio have made him one of the most sought-after artists in Brazil.
He portrayed Bartolo in The Barber of Seville at the Teatro Colón in Buenos Aires, at the Ercolano Opera Festival in Italy, and at the Teatro Real in Madrid. He also performed as Mustafá in L’Italiana in Algeri at the Rossini in Wildbad Festival in Germany, Don Profondo in Il Viaggio a Reims at the Rossini Opera Festival in Pesaro and at the Teatro Arriaga in Bilbao, Spain, under the direction of Emilio Sagi and conducted by Alberto Zedda. He sang the role of Don Pasquale at the Teatro Real in Madrid, Gran Sacerdote in Zelmira at the Rossini Opera Festival in Pesaro under the direction of Roberto Abbado, Lisargo in Una cosa rara at the Palau de les Arts Reina Sofía in Valencia, and participated in Ernani (G. Verdi) at the Teatro Avenida in Buenos Aires and Le Grand Macabre at the Teatro Argentino La Plata. He also performed L'Italiana in Algeri at the Teatro del SODRE in Montevideo and portrayed Pistola in Falstaff for the Opera de Colombia in Bogotá.
He has also performed the leading bass roles at the Municipal Theatres of Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo, Theatro da Paz in Belém, Teatro Amazonas in Manaus, Palácio das Artes in Belo Horizonte, Teatro São Pedro in São Paulo, and Teatro Pedro II in Ribeirão Preto, in productions such as Il Trovatore, La Forza del Destino, Macbeth, Samson and Delilah, The Marriage of Figaro, The Magic Flute, Falstaff, Don Carlo, Colombo, Romeo and Juliet, Orfeo, Don Giovanni, Gianni Schicchi, La Bohème, Lucia di Lammermoor, Il Guarani, Lo Schiavo, Les Troyens, Vec Makropulos, Aida, Joanna de Flandres, Rigoletto, L'Elisir d'amore, Il Barbiere di Siviglia, among others.
Other notable works include The Rake's Progress (Nick Shadow) at the Municipal Theatre of São Paulo, Nabucco, and Romeo and Juliet at the Municipal Theatre of Rio de Janeiro. He also participated in The Makropulos Case with the Petrobras Symphony Orchestra, Aida, and Don Giovanni in Porto Alegre, and portrayed the role of Bartolo in The Barber of Seville with the Brazilian Opera Company on a tour throughout Brazil, among others.